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Carlisle School Spring Art Exhibit | Black Dogs Project

Black Dogs Project by Fred Levy

Black Dogs by Fred Levy
March 4 through April 25, 2014

Artist Statement: This project started through a conversation at the dog park about how black dogs have a harder time getting adopted than other dogs. This gave me an idea for a challenge in my photography to try something unique by photographing black dogs in my studio against a black background. People who own black dogs know how difficult it can be to photograph in any condition, so I decided to push myself for this project. It has turned into a even bigger, more important project then just a photographic project. It now has become part of a larger conversation on the issue of black dogs that get overlooked at animal shelters. This project started out of a simple need to push my photographic skills but has become a much more meaningful project.

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Black Dogs Project

Black Dogs Project

Carlisle School Annual Spring Art Exhibit
March 10 - April, 2014
Reception and craft activities Saturday, April 12, 10:30 a.m.-noon

For the months of March and April, selected works of art from Carlisle students in Grades K-8 will be on display. This exhibit includes over 400 examples of artwork from students completed in the 2013-2014 school year. Creative and innovative works representing the visual art curriculum is highlighted, including examples of art history and world cultural elements. A wide variety of art mediums including creative and observational drawing, painting, printmaking, and ceramics are also on display.

Carlisle student families and friends are invited on Saturday April 12th from 10:30-12:00 for a reception and celebration of this exhibit. Please come and join Mrs. Levy in the 3rd floor Hollis Room for family craft activities as well as refreshments. Carlisle School Spring Art Exhibit: Self Portraits

Carlisle School Spring Art Exhibit: Sculpture

Carlisle School Spring Art Exhibit: Multimedia

Carlisle School Spring Art Exhibit: Paintings and Multimedia


Every two months the Art at the Gleason welcomes new exhibitions to the Gleason Public Library. The exhibits include photography, illustrations, drawings, interactive art, paintings, and works on fabric, among others.

In addition, Art at the Gleason features an annual student art show each year in cooperation with the Carlisle School elementary visual arts department.


Art at the Gleason is curated by Emily Stewart (, Andrea Urban (, Amy Livens (, and Jean Barry (